Prospect Heat Rankings | May 18

Forget power outages, the system has been having offensive outages this past week. With that, there's an opening for pitchers to step up. Did anyone? You know there's a few who did.

Name (Previous Rank)
1 Nate Schierholtz (2) Back from injury, Nate went 8-for-15 since coming back onto the field. He's still the hottest guy left in Fresno.
2 Adam Cowart (4) Cowart hasn't been the dominator he had been to start the year, but he's still doing better than most.
3 Ben Snyder (9) Another guy who's not dominating like April, but is getting the job done (at least on his end).
4 Scott Munter (10) He hasn't given up an earned run since April 26, and is looking like the groundball pitcher he was in 2005.
5 Antoan Richardson (1) Richardson had been red hot, and although he had a brief hitting streak this week, he has not been performing like the Giants have needed.
6 John Bowker (6) Any heat that was going to cause a rise for Bowker got cooled off by an 0-for-6 on Thursday.
7 Bobby Felmy (3) Felmy has cooled off a little, but has a five-game hitting streak this week, providing most of what little offense Augusta has had recently.
8 Dave McKae (NR) San Jose's ace continues to help keep the Giants on top of everything.
9 Joe Martinez (NR) Martinez hasn't had a scoreless outing in five outings, but of the last four, he's only allowed one run.
10 Pat Misch (NR) Misch has had some rough times in his conversion into a reliever, but he's looking like he'll be in line for a promotion soon.

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